Making a DIY Balloon Arch is MUCH Easier Than You Think!
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Making a DIY balloon arch for your celebrations isn’t as daunting of a task as you’d imagine.
Looking to get crafty for your next celebration?
On top of grabbing a smash cake, to celebrate my one-year-old’s big day, I decided to make my own DIY balloon arch! I ordered the kit from Amazon but I’m not going to lie; on the surface, this assembly looks super intimidating and difficult. However, it’s extremely simple!
This kit didn’t arrive with physical directions, which is why we’re showing you step by step. However, on the Amazon listing, it does have instructions and even a video you can watch for visual learners. Regardless, the setup is super simple, and you’ll have a grand balloon arch that’s going to blow your guests away in no time!
Hip Tips for making a DIY balloon arch:
- This kit comes with a super long balloon garland strip so you can make your arch whatever size you desire. Go nuts with a long train of balloons or simply cut to trim it shorter!
- I don’t recommend blowing these balloons up yourself since there are so many balloons. My husband used an air compressor, but you could also use a pump or helium tank.
- Since many people prefer shorter, thicker balloon arches, this kit does come with glue dots you can use to stick smaller balloons into the gaps to give a fuller appearance. Personally, I didn’t use the dots, but it is an awesome option for anyone wanting a broad balloon arch.
Seems like the birthday boy enjoyed it!
With a smile like that, it seems like we did a great job! 😍 This was definitely a team effort that paid off. My husband and brother blew the balloons up, and all the kids passed me the balloons as I added them to the band. I definitely recommend getting your little ones involved. It makes the process quick and easy while getting everyone involved!
Let us know if you’ve ever made a balloon arch and any other Hip Tips you have to help us out!
Make sure you grab a FREE smash cake for a first birthday celebration!